SandStar Insider

February 2024

20 Eye-Catching Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

Houzz Article by Jeannie Matteucci

The right kitchen backsplash should provide a durable, easy-to-clean surface that also adds a bit of style and personality to a space. You’ll find plenty of inspiring ideas for colors, styles, tiles, slabs and more in this roundup of beautiful backsplashes.

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Sherwin-Williams' Color of the Month for February 2024: DRIFT OF MIST - SW 9166

Craft a cozy haven of airy serenity with a soft gray. Drift of Mist’s humble, calming character calls to mind a slower pace and the joy in simplicity.
Click below to read the full article from TINTED: A Blog by Sherwin-Williams to find inspiration and discover more about Upward, along with coordinating colors and style influences.

25 Inspiring Outdoor Showers

Houzz Article by Suzanne Ennis

Alfresco showers have myriad uses, including rinsing off sand, washing muddy dogs and giving your bathing experience a resort-vacation vibe. If you’re looking for some inspiration and tips to get you started on creating your own outdoor shower, check out these examples uploaded to the Houzz photo feed.

Click below to read the full article from Houzz, an inspiration hub for interior designers, remodelers, contractors, dealers, and homeowners.